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02/09/2017 -

The Tompkins County Farm Bureau will host a Land As Your Legacy® farm-transition planning workshop Feb. 18, 10 a.m.-noon at the Dryden Fire Station, 24 North St., Dryden, NY. This free workshop will be presented by transition-planning specialists from Nationwide® Financial and is co-sponsored by Cornell...

02/09/2017 -

Campus transitions to Zoom

As Cornell transitions from WebEx to Zoom, Cornell Information Technologies will offer many training opportunities. In January, the number of Zoom users was more than double that of WebEx, with more than 2,500 people using Zoom. If you haven’t switched to...

02/09/2017 -

Sketching and painting in the greenhouse

Sign up for three sessions of "Painting in the Greenhouse" (Feb. 19-Mar. 5).

Winter botany

Join staff botanist Robert Wesley for a winter walk to identify...

02/09/2017 -

Sustainability management training available

Are you prepared to champion sustainability in your department or unit? Add to your management academy training with the “Sustainability 101” course, offeredFeb. 22, 9 a.m.-noon, at353 East Hill Plaza (353 Pine Tree Road). Participants will...

02/09/2017 -

Looking for a Valentine’s Day gift for someone?  Head to The Cornell Store.

Pre-order a beautiful, fresh rose bouquet for only $25.00 by Feb. 13 and pick up at The Cornell Store, Main Campus store on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Pre-orders must be placed by Feb. 13. ...

02/09/2017 -

Last month a four-person team from Cornell Dining placed second in a chopped-style cooking competition presented by the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Conference and Skidmore College. Teams representing 11 colleges and universities across the Northeast were...

02/09/2017 -

David A. Levitsky, Weiss Presidential Fellow and professor of nutrition and psychology, is conducting a study to test an easy, quick and effortless method that might prevent age-related weight gain. He is looking for volunteers for this study, particularly younger employees (ages 20 to 40) from all...

02/09/2017 -

Cornell Wellness

Cornell Wellness staff are available to provide workshops, lectures, clinics, and demos on many different topics to your department by request. These offerings typically run...

02/09/2017 -

According to the American Red Cross, there is an emergency need for blood donors. On-campus donation sites have been set up for February. This month all donors will receive a free $5 Amazon e-card and a free t-shirt when they donate. Sign up online at one of the following times, or call 1-800 RED CROSS or...

02/09/2017 -

Bid. Win. Support. The second Big Red One-Day Online Auction for the United Way is today, Feb. 10, until midnight. View and bid on items now at the...

02/09/2017 -

Criminal justice reformer, attorney and filmmaker Dawn Porter is the featured speaker for Cornell’s 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration, Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 6 p.m. at the State Theatre. Free and open to the public, the event is sponsored by...

02/09/2017 -

PHOTO GALLERY

Cornell University Police have a new tool to aid in their investigations and enhance public confidence and support.

As of Jan. 16, all uniformed police officers have been...

02/09/2017 -

“Kick the Cup” to reduce waste on campus. Starting this past Wednesday, and for the next seven Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon, bring your own mug to Ho Plaza outside Willard Straight Hall for coffee, chocolate or tea. (Disposable cups will not be provided; they are not recyclable.) 

This effort is part...

02/09/2017 -

PHOTO GALLERY

During the course of his military career, Gunnery Sgt. Thomas Herrera, assistant Marine officer instructor at Cornell, graduated in the top 10 percent of his class in every academic and military...

02/08/2017 -

PHOTO GALLERY

More than 2,300 Cornell employees, retirees and family members enjoyed chicken parmesan and pasta dinner at the Winter Employee Celebration, Jan. 28, in Bartels Hall.

The discounted tickets for...

01/26/2017 -

Eating for Your Best Self

Join this 12-week nutrition/weight loss intensive group, designed for people with a body mass index of 30 or higher. Sessions will be held Feb. 8-April 26, noon-1 p.m., at 221 Weill Hall.

This in-person, small group experience will help participants...

01/26/2017 -

OneNote

Want to learn how create and manage Shared Notebooks, how to develop OneNote Pages, and how to add other content to a OneNote page?  Register now for the two-hour Organizing with Microsoft OneNote and Outlook workshop scheduled for Feb. 15.

To receive training...

01/26/2017 -

Feb. 3, Bailey Hall: Christian McBride and Edgar Meyer

Christian McBride and Edgar Meyer are two singular voices in the double bass universe. Playing a stylistically diverse program, including new original music composed for the two of them, they will explore previously unimagined...

01/26/2017 -

Sponsored by Tompkins Trust Company, Downtown Ithaca’s 19th Annual Chili Cook-Off will be held Feb. 11,11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on The Ithaca Commons, 171 E. State St.

The Cook-Off features dozens of freshly made sweet, spicy, and/or tangy chili samples created by the some of the area’s best chefs,...

01/26/2017 -

The third community-wide “Breaking Bread” dinner of the 2016-17 academic year will be held Feb. 8, 6-8 p.m. at G10 Biotechnology Building to discuss “Freedom of Speech and Civility on Campus.” Using recent national and global events as a backdrop for this conversation, an open dialogue between Cornell...

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